Some 20,000 people turned out for a protest in Moscow this weekend over the death of a 3-year-old adoptee in Texas, which was ruled an accident. Russian officials are demanding more evidence.
Experts say that Putin's message was meant to play well to Russian generals who have resented the dramatic reforms of recent years.
The death of Max Shatto, a toddler adopted from Russia, brings grief to a Texas town and fires up protests in Russia, where a ban on US adoptions has taken on a cold-war tone.
Russian officials handpick a ‘Golden 100’ group of young people to shake-up an aging bureaucracy.
12/17/2009 12:00 pm